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Barcelona, Eintracht Frankfurt to face off in Europa League quarterfinals

Baku, April 7, AZERTAC

Spanish powerhouse Barcelona will take on Germany's Eintracht Frankfurt for the UEFA Europa League quarterfinals first leg on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency.

With an impressive form over the last couple of months, the five-time Champions League winners Barcelona have been unbeaten since Jan. 20 under Spanish manager Xavi.

The Spanish powerhouse seek to seal their first Europa League title, while Eintracht Frankfurt will fight to win their second trophy after their maiden victory in 1980.

In the round of 16, Barcelona eliminated Turkish team Galatasaray, while Eintracht Frankfurt knocked Spanish team Real Betis out of the tournament.

The match will be held at the Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, officiated by Serbian Srdjan Jovanovic.

The quarterfinals second legs will be played on April 14.

Europa League quarterfinals first leg fixtures are as follows:

RB Leipzig - Atalanta

Eintracht Frankfurt - Barcelona

West Ham United - Olympique Lyon

Braga – Rangers.

 

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